Radio Dabanga (Hilversum)

25 November 2012

Sudan: Armed Group Reportedly Rapes Displaced Women

Mukjar Camp — An armed group reportedly raped three displaced women from Mukjar camp in Burgi area, Central Darfur, on Friday November 23, sources told Radio Dabanga.

A source told Radio Dabanga that one of the victims is a 14-year-old girl. A relative of one of the victims, describing the armed group as a 'pro-government militia', said that the gunmen attacked the three displaced women while they were on their way back from the farms in the area of Burgi, approximately four kilometers west of Mukjar. He added that the women were raped alternately.

The source disclosed that they informed the police and the UNAMID about the incident and pointed out that the rape victims were taken to the camp for traditional treatment.

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